'Xscape' with this Michael Jackson playlist
May 9th, 2014
05:59 PM ET

'Xscape' with this Michael Jackson playlist

All this week, never-before-heard songs from the upcoming Michael Jackson album "Xscape" have been released. If you've been having trouble keeping up with all the fresh music, here's a cheat sheet.

To start with, there's the "duet" the late King of Pop performs with Justin Timberlake that was released last week, "Love Never Felt So Good."

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The version JT appears on is one that the singer co-produced with Timbaland, who was one of the talents tapped to help "contemporize" the posthumous "Xscape" album. (There's an alternate version of "Love Never Felt So Good" sans Timberlake, too.)

In addition to "Love Never Felt So Good," there's "Loving You," which arrived on May 6.

And "Blue Gangsta," which MTV unveiled on May 8.

As the music network points out, all the tracks on "Xscape" were recorded between 1983 and 1999. The album came together under the oversight of Epic record label chairman L.A. Reid, who was given "unlimited access to the treasures representing four decades of material on which Jackson had completed his vocals."

With Timbaland serving as "Xscape's" lead producer, Reid took Jackson's vocals and created an album with help from Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, Rodney Jerkins and Stargate.

"Xscape" will be available in its entirety on May 13; for now, you can hear some of its tracks on Sony's Music Unlimited streaming service.

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